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. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com >>> next on "msnbc sunday," tiger's not talking yet. police hope to hear from the golfing great today. speculation about his crash runs rampant. >>> also aheadt price of infamy. the white house party crashers looking for loot and charges, too. >>> here and there, the return home. millions of comings and goings for the holiday weekend. >>> the art of the deal. how to cash in on cyber monday holiday shopping bargains. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to "msnbc sunday." we'll bring it to you plus a look at why the magazine calls this worst the decade in generations, dubious honors there. >>> but firstt mystery surrounding tiger woods' car crash deepens. the florida highway patrol was hoping to talk to the golf star yesterday about the accident that took place outside his windermere home early friday. tiger is not talking. kristen
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america's domestic needs while attempting to reshape america's image abroad? >> well, that's a really good question, alex. and celinda lake is a good friend and i respect her a great deal. it is tough when you're trying to balance tough international problems with tough domestic problems. but, you know, look. the economy is linked. you know, our greatest trading partner ten years ago was mexico. our biggest nation was spain. now both those categories are taken by china. we have to deal with china. we're exporting cars there. we need to have a good economic relationship with the chinese. so, you know, you can't fault them him for taking this trip i don't think. >> john, you got one hand americans want economic recovery. on the other hand they're not happy with big government spending. what does the president have to do to right the economy and get his approval numbers back up? >> well, that's a very good question. my piece of advice to the president which i know he won't take is work with republicans. they have a lot of good ideas on how to get more bang out of the buck from the private sec
security. wendy r. sherman: it's crucial that america become energy independent. jackie rodgers, jr: i saw firsthand how america's dependence on foreign oil threatens our national security. terron sims, ii: stop sending our dollars overseas to be used against us. jonathan powers: america must reestablish itself as a country that leads by example. general wesley clark: we need to repower and there's no better time to do it then right now. announcer: add your voice at repoweramerica.org/wall. >>> i'm julie boorstin with your cnbc market wrap. dow trading down 110 points. s & p 500 down 17 points, nasdaq down nearly 39 points. >>> new numbers show jobless claims were unchanged last week while the number continuing to claim benefits dipped. the labor department says first-time claims for jobless benefit were 505,000, the same as the previous week, however, the number of those continuing to claim benefits dropped by 39,000. >>> oil prices tumbled today following a global selloff of equity markets, oil dropped $2 to settle below $70 a barrel. >>> aol plans to cut the workforce by one-third in th
the thanksgiving is so woven in the fabric of america that some things you pay for even if you are struggling and you don't have a job, you go and you get together for thanksgiving and get together with family. >> tom, thank you very much. >>> tension and impatience over the state of the economy led to a fiery exchange on capitol hill on thursday. both democrats and republicans accuse treasury secretary timothy geithner failure some saying he should quit. >> for the sake of our jobs, will you step down? >> congressman, it's a great privilege for me to serve this president. i think many nothing what you said represents a fair and accurate perception of where this economy is today. >> this is your budget. this is your bailout. this is your stimulus. >> i take full responsibility -- gentlemen clam. >> your time has expired! >> in addition to geithner republican congressman kevin brady from texas. he and others are angered over 10% unemployment and wall street bailouts and shaky economy and let the treasury secretary know about it during that here but geithner hit back broadly accusing republican
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morning america." he was nixed after his concert that he performed on the american music awards. got thousands of complaints for being, according to the people upset, too sexually graphic. abc reportedly received a lot of angry phone calls he was prompbtly booked on cbs "early show" where he promptly tried to explain why he thinks his performance was not out of line. >> it is up to the parent to watch the television. it was almost 11:00 at night. if they are concerned for certain material tivo it. >> you don't feel it is your responsibility. >> i'm not a babysitter. i'm a performer. >> ooh. okay. >> there you have it. >> lambert gave a "g" rated performance of two other songs from his album. he is popular and to say i'm not your babysitter. >> if you think about it, 1,500 calls, not a lot considering the tens of millions that are watching. >> for them to cancel him on "good morning america." >> they wanted something appropriate for morning television. >> a christian group thinks the best way to show somebody love is from a side hug. a video from the christian conference called the en
by investing in a clean energy future. now is the time to repower america. add your voice at repoweramerica.org/wall >>> i can't hear you. saw your mouth moving but couldn't hear you. >> this is a story that makes you say -- >> no way! >> this old, elderly man earned the nickname the geezer bandit. he's now responsible for holding up five san diego banks since the summer. the man appears to be in his 70s. in one robbery, he actually carried an oxygen tank. officials say the most recent robbery was monday when he approached the bank of america teller, showed her a gun and asked for that cash. the geezer bandit fled on foot and he is still on the loose. >> tamron, have the sex offenders taken christmas away from some kids? s you know, for 55 years, whenever children write to santa at the north pole, the u.s. postal service gives a response. the postal service is now putting in some changes after a postal worker, who was also a registered sex offender, was discovered being involved in this issue. the postal service insist it's will still have volunteers who will write letters back to kids, but
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that is the luckiest bird in america today. president obama about to pardon the traditional thanksgiving turkey. this year, the bird is named courage, 20 weeks old and 45 pounds from princeton, north carolina. we have that pardoning for you live! >>> the nation's highways will be busy this weekend with drivers looking to cut costs and take advantage of some relatively low gas prices. we got live pictures prosecute -- live pictures of an airport. it's a turnpike and you can see the airport. it's a two-fer. that is newark airport there. mike taibbi, what are the numbers out there? >> pointing up to good news. the turnpike that is the elevated portion of the jersey turnpike behind me. 2% more people will be driving this holiday weekend. all of those drivers, 86% of the holiday travelers, by the way, driving to grandma's house and back instead of other means. they are all going to be concerned about one thing, the price of gas. you point out, it's not so bad. in fact, it's been coming down a couple of weeks. right now aaa fuel gauge report the average price of gallon of regular at $2.64 contrasted
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. >> think about the people that are out of work right now in his district in ohio, across america, across the midwest. think about $30,000 spent at one golf course at a time one unemployment is dropping 20%? >> love when joe gets fired up. more about politics or perception, spending the money on golf? jake sherman pro wrote about this today in politico. joins live now. how are you? there? >> good, how are you? >> what is your answer, politics or perception, a problem spending the money is they say they raised the money for a good cause. >> i think this is part of politics in washington, tough spend money to raise money, like you said, perfectly legal but this shows in a recession, big money still is very prominent this in politics. >> curious, one of the things the republicans hitting hard on the obama administration is the fact they seem detached, a job summit. job summit in december to face the ever-growing problems with the economy, what is this they say they want back in power and got $82,000 golf spending spree? >> the interesting thin, throughout the entire health care debate heard
catholic church in america is split on this, including many of the bishops. the church documents adopted by the u.s. catholic conference of bishops in 2004 and 2006 clearly give bishop tobin the right to talk to mr. kennedy about his receiving communion, if he's fully in favor of a moral position that the church feels is absolutely critical to the moral life of catholics, which is the right to life and opposition to abortion. there are many catholics, including some bishops, who seem very uncertain as to whether or not eucharist, receiving holy communion should be used as a weapon in what is essentially a political battle. bishop tobin by those documents has the right to say to mr. kennedy what he said, and there are some bishops who would back him up. but it's not first time this has happened. >> right. >> archbishop nellman suggested to kathleen sebelius that she not receive communion. that's in kansas city. archbishop in denver told mr. biden, joe biden, that he should not receive communion in the archdiocese of denver during the convention. bishop martino, former bishop of scranton,
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to plot attacks against america. nbc news has learned the president is expected to announce his new plan for afghanistan as david mentioned next week, as early as december 1st. several news agencies including mcclach chi newspapers and the associated press report the president will send between 30 and 35,000 more u.s. troops to that region. >> i will be making an announcement to the american people about how we intend to move forward. i will be doing so shortly. i feel very confident that when the american people hear a clear rationale for what we're doing there and how we intend to achieve our goals, that they will be supportive. >> nbc's mike viqueira live at the white house with more for us. mike, the president saying he's planning to dismantle al qaeda's ability to plot against america. does that tell us any more, perhaps, if we read between the tea leaves about what strategy he might announce? >> reporter: a very interesting question. of course, this debate has raged now in washington for months. let's reset the table. the president met for the ninth time by our count in the situati
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. and about lipitor. somewhere in america, there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, 69,000 people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> welcome back to msnbc. i'm contessa brewer. the unwanted dinner party guests everyone is talking about have not been seen in public since the tuesday security breach at the white house, but michaekhac salahi may come out on tuesday. now lawmakers are inviting them to tell their story about what happened it is not a subpoena, do you think that's likely to happen, based on the gossip surrounding this couple and their social climbing? >> well, we are hearing that basically an invitation to come to a hearing is pretty much a strong request to come to a hearing. what we are hearing is they had been shopping around their story. they had been told they had been paid a lot o
in a bind on that one. >> he came to office also promising to restore jobs to america and right now the labor department says the unemployment rate rose in 29 states this last month. do you think as people sit around and watch their savings dwindle because they can't find work if not worse, is this the main drag on the president's approval rating? >> it certainly is up there. i know in a state like california it's up above 12%. it's the highest it's been in many decades. and for any president jobs have got to be a number one worry. it's one thing for the gdp to be in a certain place or the stock market to be somewhere but when people aren't actually taking home a paycheck or are looking around at their community and seeing other people have lost their jobs, feeling a sense of insecurity, even if they, themselves, are employed, that's something that any presidential candidate is looking at. i know as we, believe it or not, start looking at the 2012 elections it's something president obama's would-be rivals are already thinking about. >> take a quick look at the senate vote and put it
. tarex salahi says he is the founder of america's polo cup, that's a charity and he is on the virginia tourism board. now, that all sounds impressive, erica. why does he need to crash an event like that? >> you know, these are people who wouldn't probably have been invited to this event. they're not lawmakers, not power movers. they're simply people who go to a lot of parties. and this was the ultimate power in washington last week. a lot of people wanted to go. these folks didn't receive an invitation but managed to slip through white house security. and this is a big deal. especially for the obama administration, this week we're expecting obama to make an announcement about the international security plans for the future yet we have a white house that can't even secure its own front gates. there are many people who would love to get into a white house state dinner and that's very interesting to people. they got into the blue room and posed with high-level local politicians. they're known as socialites and owe money to high-end vendors in the washington area. apparently they haven't p
that, america will have a rocket and spacecraft that will not only carom into lower orbit, but it will also carom anywhere in the solar system they want to go. if they go commercial, they're still stuck in low earth orbit with a little spacecraft that maybe can carry two astronauts, if that. that's the mission we're waiting on. that's how important this flight is is to supply the international space station, alex, for the hiatus where we won't have our own rockets to go up there. it's a very important thing right now. >> we're going to wait and see what happens at 9:44 with your help. let's hope everything goes according to plan. we'll see you in a bit, jay barbree. thank you. keep it right here on msnbc. we are going to bring you the shuttle "atlantis" landing live at 9:44 a.m. eastern. those things are always exciting. >>> the governor of colorado got unexpected help in decorating for the holidays. colorado's first family awoke on thanksgiving morning to find their mansion teepeed. before heading out on a bike ride, governor bill ritter joked he was pretty sure who was t
industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, 69,000 people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. this is jim. he returns everything. keep your friends close and your receipts closer. and this is his new chevy, what sold you? i can return it. of course, now on top of chevy's 5-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty, they're offering their 60-day satisfaction guarantee. now, when i buy a new chevy i can return it within 60 days if i'm not thrilled. just one problem... what's that? i'm thrilled. change is good jim. the 60-day satisfaction guarantee. from chevy. uh... yeah? you gonna ask him this time? about what? our erectile dysfunction. shh...no...i don't want to talk about it. look, you're not alone, millions of men with ed have talked to their doctors. i don't know... we can do this. okay... (announcer) talking to your doctor about ed may be the last thing you want to do, but it's definitely a conversation worth having. twenty million men h
-protection rinse. if toyota gets credit for being the most fuel efficient car company in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. >>> okay, we know "the new york times" has all the news fit to print. here are pages from the paper we want to bring your attention to. you might have seen video of this scene in california. angry protests by students protesting a 32% increase in student fees, the equivalent of tuition in california's public college system. "times" reporter tamar owen is looking at what was once the crown jewel of the public universities. >>> a huge story. and looking for an alternative to your run-of-the-mill vacation. part of the american injury knee series. take a trip to alaska where you can walk on ice even with temperatures reaching 75 degrees outside. that is way too cold for me. rider deanna blenner talks about trips with unbelievable views three hours outside of anchorage. gorgeous but too cold. >>> a holdup turns into a yes. ben nelson says he's ready to move forward
to students. with america's obesity problem says there's no reason to keep serving the milk. milk provides calcium, vitamin d and is a good source of protein. all forms of milk help children meet their daily nutritional needs. now to politics, there's a new gallup daily tracking poll showing president obama's approval rating slipping under 50%. this comes just a few months after the president flirted with a 60% approval rating. charlie writes for the national journal, as always, it's good to have you on. let's get behind the understanding here. what has gone into this latest number, why is there a dropoff? >> the president since mid-august has bounced around in the gallup tracking poll which is the best of the dailies which is between 50 and 56 never below 50, and yet he dropped down to 49%. if we see him go back up tomorrow or the next day at or above 50, but if we start seeing several 49s or 48s within the next week or so, but when you kind of look beneath the numbers what you get is that the president's getting about an 85% approval rating among democrats but the key is independents and
deliver health care in america. >> governor, i understand you have done this without raising tax bus at the same time from your own numbers, only added 2.5% of your population to the rolls of those who are insured now. so, it seems like, you know is that enough progress in terms of getting extra people insured? >> well, it's progress and it's not going to happen immediately and that is another concern i have about the debate in washington. there seem to be these arbitrary deadlines, pressure to get something done within a political cycle. we launched our blue print for health in 2003, we have been at this 6 1/2 years, our medicaid waiver is four years old now and beginning to see these rules. so, it takes time t is not immediate it can't be done on a dime. but in the end, it's the way i think we want to reform health care in our country. >> governor, thank you so much for joining us today. >> thanks for having me. >>> a $720,000 award to seven plaintiffs in a suit over hurricane katrina damage could open the federal government up to billions of dollars in claim. in fact it is not jus
the truth about being banned from taking communion. >> also, a first look at the luckiest turkey in america. you're watching "the big picture" on msnbc. people think that honda is always the most fuel efficient choice. well, this chevy cobalt xfe has better highway mileage than a comparable honda civic. this chevy traverse has better mileage than honda pilot. the all-new chevy equinox has better mileage than honda cr-v. and chevy malibu has better mileage than accord. however, honda does make something that we just can't compete with. it's self propelled. chevy. compare us to anyone and may the best car win. hi. number two, please. would you like that to hurt now or later? uh, what? sir, it's a simple question. do you want heartburn pain, now or later? these heartburn medicines make you choose... between hurting now or later. pepcid complete doesn't. it starts to neutralize acid in seconds... and keeps it under control all day or all night. sometimes you gotta make compromises, man. no, you don't... man. pepcid complete, works now and works later. boss: ah! thank gecko: what's going on, si
and ask for food it is not natural, especially in new york city or in america but the reality is that many families exactly who never thought they would be on that side of the line are having to turn to just to make ends meet. those cases, when you talk to them is it because of lost jobs? is it because of medical bills? to what do they attribute the sudden change in fortunes? >> the need runs the spectrum, absolutely unemployment, 10.3% here in new york city but folks underemployed, maybe they lost hours because the economy is bad, now working half a shift instead of a full shift, they are having to turn to soup kitchens. also seen folks who have been, even in new york city affected by the foreclosure problem that is throughout the country. >> right. carlos, what about donations, where do you stand? >> you know this year, this past year, we had the stimulus package that actually helped support through government commodities programs and charities and fill lan trop i really kind of stepped in to make ends meet. we still had to turn people away, many of the program, half of them reported tur
now, half of america has been laughing its head off at these two characters coming in with a totally phony story, walking in there. they're there, grinning it up with joe biden and grinning it up with rahm. and then they walk out and they pulled this caper off. i'm afraid the white house primarily, but the secret service in particular, looks pretty bad here, as does the social office. >> and what do you think, peter, internationally speaking -- i mean, this isn't, certainly, just domestically, the reaction, where, yeah, some people are laughing. other people are thinking how did this happen? but what kind of an embarrassment is this on a global level? >> well, you know, i think pat's got it right, which is that this was an extraordinary dinner. i had two wonderful friends who wrote me that night and told me how terrific it was. she's head of the agents society. he used to be head of the agents society. there was a tremendous series of brainpower potential in that room. the president's toast was magnificent, as was the indian prime minister. i mean, it was a terrific event for india,
? stool nutritionists say with america's obesity problem there's no reason to keep serving that milk. the dairy industry isn't going down without a fight. >> we are potentially, you know, robbing them of vitamin "a," vitamin "d," calcium, and it's a great source of protein. >> most chocolate milk has more than 50% more calories than white milk. >> well, the american academy of pediatrics says all forms of low-fat milk help kids meet their daily nutritional needs, and the national darely council has kicked off a campaign now called raise your hand for chocolate milk in an effort to keep it in schools. >>> still ahead, levi johnston in his birthday suit. the pictures are up on the web today. but what went into his decision to pose? low in fat and cholesterol, heart healthy levels of sodium, and taste you'll love. girl: this is good for my heart? chef: you noticed. [cheering] announcer: campbell's healthy request. your walgreens pharmacist also dispenses wisdom... to help you make the right health care decisions. like understanding medicare part d. we'll walk you through a free plan com
. that's happening now. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com >>> we're following breaking news out of college park, georgia. this tape coming in to us right now. there you see that man in the jacket has just been arrested. he has led police on a high speed pursuit. he was on his motorcycle. if we can get the tape back we will try to show you actually. he not only took them on this pursuit for some time but he also then somehow managed to crash his motorcycle but still stand up. he didn't appear to be wearing a helmet but he was weaving in and out of traffic and he reached a high rate of speed passing several cars. troopers from the georgia state patrol were following him. they were able to eventually stop him, force him to a stop by boxing him in. he swerved off the road into a grassy area where he ultimately lost control of that bike and laid it down. after crashing that bike,
on a vacation. that's happening now. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com >>> okay. that's "fly me to the moon." how perfect is that? the crew of the space shuttle "atlantis" woke up to a little frank sinatra. nasa playing the song for nicole scott, who just completed a three month stay aboard the international space station. the crew is expected to return to kennedy center tomorrow. >>> top economic headlines. retailers across the country are gearing up for some of the busiest shopping days of this year 'the national retail federation is predicting that retail sales will drop 1% this year. they estimate the average holiday shopper is expected to spend just over $682 this season. more than 3% less than in 2008. the dollar fell to a 14-year low against the yen thursday amid indications that u.s. interest rates will remain low. aaa expects 2.3 million people to travel by air this
, why this matters to america's safety, the war on terror. i think he must summon that rhetorical ability he has shown and it's going to be very important going forward to have the american public behind this. >> i guess if you try to parse through the numbers, you look at a recent gallup poll there has been some support for increasing the troops there in afghanistan. if we look at the numbers from november 8, 37 -- rather now there is 37%, november 8 it was 35%. i mean, are these the numbers the white house is going to look at and say look, if we make a strong case, maybe we can increase further the support as long as we have the focus on an exit strategy and that this is not going to go on forever? >> look, i think that you know, david petraeus once said of the war in iraq, tell me how this ends. i think what the president needs to do to make a credible case to the american people is to tell the american people how this ends. i think that if he does that he may be able to get some support. >> okay. let's throw up another -- i see you have the isb popped out. the opinion poll, do
for america. so it's really up to us, they're away from their families on the holidays so as ambassadors of good will that's what we like to do. we go give them a good pick me up. get ready for the year. >> you know what i think is cool and i learned it in the commercial, you told me you dreamed at the age of 6 years old of becoming a harlem globe trotter. >> oh, yeah. >> what was it about the globetrotters that made you say i want to do that? >> we have a magical history. i watched them on cartoons and said that's what i want to do in life. we create memories. that's what we've done. we're one of the few entities that have been able to bridge the gap between generations and cultures and we try to continue to do that. >> what do you have in store for the troops? >> oh, man. high flying slam dunks, amazing ball handling, fresh, new comedy. our tour is like no other. we're there until december and then we come home and gear up for the magical memories tour which starts december 26th and goes to may. >> now, do you think when you do that the troops and people like me look at that and go oh,
complication but a wonderful movie in terms of the acting and issues today with america facing these conflicts in the middle east. >> yeah. is that well-acted? the kind of thing you see, speaking of your oscar side business there, is that the kind of thing you'll see natalie portman or toby mcgwire up for awards? >> they are on the cusp. you have morgan freeman. it's curious. i saw this last week. it's powerful. you believe his psychosis as this soldier dealing with post-traumatic stress, but i don't think they get in. he may be cursed by being "spider-man." that's the question here. >> what about "it's complicated? ." >> nancy myer, sophisticated's comedy and has alec baldwin as her ex-husband and merle streep. >> as the star? >> thank you. >> talk about os on cars. steve martin and alec baldwin are co-host of the oscars. he not only is nominated for best supporting actor but in a head-to-head battle with the evil nazi from "inglorious bass tarr tarred." i haven't seen the movie but the early bus it's not just good, it's amazing. >> come on, anything with merle streep. you know how much i lov
the big girl car. a very smart little girl. the chevy traverse. america's best crossover. compare us to anyone and may the best car win. >>> welcome back. sarah palin's boork book tour rolled into the third state with two stops in ohio. >> once again she was greeted by fans in large numbers before signing copies of "going rogue" in cincinnati. she came out to thank the crowd. >> i appreciate those of you who want to read my words unfiltered. it is refreshing for me to call it like i see it and not worry about what anybody else is going to say. just get out there and speak truth. i know that's how you are wired, too, or you probably wouldn't be here. >> so what has sarah palin established this week? is the tour more about selling books or about her political future ambitions? here to make their case, katie halpert, founder of a laughing political group with the huffington post and sabrina shafer. sabrina, we'll start with you. there are reports out of noblesville, indiana, that apparently the event was not set up very well. sarah palin for whatever reason could not sign all the books.
. it's not delivery, it's digiorno. >>> this weekend, "new moon squts america's new number one movie. plus it secured the place in history setting new records for best midnight opening, best single day opening, best opening on a friday. industry analysts expect it to have the third biggest opening weekend of all time. >> edward thinks you're dead. >> what? >> he's going. he wants to die, too. >> he left you, bella. he didn't want you anymore. please. stay here for me. >> i have to go. >> as "new man" mania heats up, why are ticket sales starting to go down? good morning to you. >> good morning. how are you? >> getting that question in a minute. i'm well, thank you. what did you think of "new moon"? >> i saw it early, i liked it. girls were squealing and screech aeng i thought it was fun and liked it better than the first movie. >> have you sheepish about admitting that? >> a little bit. >> saying in the commercial i read all the books, embarrassed to say that and i don't want to call them good books. >> yeah. not fine litch chu. they're page turners. >> absolutely. made more in the f
at their wedding. tareq salahi is a co-founder of america's provo cup, captain of the team, as well. his parents founded one of virginia's first wineries back in 1977. but new reporting is turning up a tarnished reality behind all the glamour. the new york daily news says tareq's parents are trying to sell the winery to pay off more than a million dollars in debt, a debt they hold their son responsible for. the paper also says tareq and michela's home is in foreclosure and their cars have been repossessed. she was a member of the washington redskins clear leading squat. the redskins clear leading organization cannot find any record of her having ever been affiliated with that team. coming up this hour we're going to talk with a former fbi profiler about the salahi's background and what may have been going through their minds when they pushed through on their way to pennsylvania avenue. >>> well, the faa has released control tower tapes of that northwest airlines flight that overshot its minneapolis destination last month by 150 miles. the tapes reveal air traffic controllers repeatedly trying to
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arrested. >>> on this day 46 years ago an assassin took the life of america's 35th president. john f. kennedy was shot as he drove through the city in his convertible. what was behind the president's assassination has been the subject of countless books but now one historian is shifting the focus to the 24 hours after kennedy's death. joining me now is steven gillen, resident historian at the history channel, professor of history at the university of oklahoma. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> as i was telling you i happened across the special on this last night. fascinating information. what was the incentive for you to choose this 24-hour period? >> what i was interested in is presidential leadership and how presidents handle crises. you could fill a library with who shot jfk, whether someone was on the grassy knoll. i wanted to take the focus away from the tragedy unfolding in the presidential limo seen and move it back two cars to where lyndon johnson and look how does a president deal. this was the most sudden, violent transfer of political power in american history. i wa
collecting money for the poor. the volunteers of america chapter in new york says it can't afford to pay those santas. it will still take donations online. and those are your fast five headlines. >>> the first retail numbers from black friday are in. according to shopper track which measures consumer traffic, shoppers spent $10.6 billion on black friday. how much will they spend this time tomorrow on cyber monday? carmen wong ulrich is joining me to talk about that. before we get to tomorrow let's take a look at black friday. how'd they do? >> not too bad. sales up .05%. that is a lot, lot less than the year before. usually sales are up about 8%. last year it was 3% so it's not great but sales didn't go down. retailers expected it closer to 1%. still a lot of shopping days to go so spending to be had. >> 80% of consumers out decided we're going online. >> doing all my shopping for years. very convenient. >> we expect that on cyber monday? is that the big deal? >> cyber monday is not the biggest shopping day of the holiday season. the biggest cyber day which is the online day they call it
's get to chris brown. >> it's not chris' fault this time. he booked by abc "good morning america" they just boosted adam lambert off. we have room on our show a guy who beats his girlfriend, a straight guy, but kicked the gay guy off because he kissed a guy on the american music awards. >> right. i can see people up in arms. >> the timing of this was terrible. >> so with adam lambert what is the story for that? he is the new hollywood bad boy then? >> this is interesting. he gets kicked off gma and then cbs "early show" says we'll have him on but they blur the gay kiss from the american music awards. you might say that was after 10:00 at night on abc. this is the morning. >> right. >> but as everyone points out, they don't blur the madonna/britney spears lesbian kiss. they say that is a different standard. adam is saying, no, this is a double standard. >> one thing about chris brown, as i understand it, this was booked before adam lambert's performance. i mean, if that's the case, it was a chance because they want to get him to respond to rihanna's interview done recently and har
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